He mentioned that with the GIS Bill 2015, which is currently before parliament, when passed into law would enable the Border Patrol personnel to bear arms to protect the frontiers efficiently.
On her part the Managing Director of the New Times Corporation, Ms. Carol Annang, assured the Director that the Corporation will do its best to support the Service in any way it can especially in the area of publicity.
She urged the Service to intensify its surveillance at the borders in order to curb any unpleasant situation likely to jeopardize the security of the nation particularly now that terrorism and cross-border crimes are on the rise.
As part of the visit, the Ag. Director of GIS and his team were taken to the newsroom, Designing Department, Proof Reading and T.P. Sections, and Production Room.